Field Day shines spotlight on farming

A number of booths and special activities were all part of the annual Malheur Experiment Station and Farm Festival last week. One of the events included a demonstration regarding the different types of soils in the valley and how they help farmers. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

By Pat Caldwell
Malheur Enterprise

ONTARIO – A sizeable crowd including youth from the Ontario Boys and Girls Club descended on the Malheur Experiment Station last week for its annual field day and farm festival.

The event, which offered a host of activities and demonstrations related to agriculture, was sponsored by local organizations including the experiment station, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, area watershed councils and irrigation districts and the Malheur County Soil and Water Conservation District.

The annual event is . . .